Explore the 4 most popular spots in Tampa's Oakford Park neighborhood

Explore the 4 most popular spots in Tampa's Oakford Park neighborhood
Acapulco Taqueria | Photo: Payton K./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on June 05, 2020.

Visiting Oakford Park, or just looking to better appreciate what it has to offer? Get to know this Tampa neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a Mexican eatery to an Italian restaurant.

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in Oakford Park, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.

1. Acapulco Taqueria

Photo: stephanie s./Yelp

Topping the list is Acapulco Taqueria, a spot to score tacos and more. Located at 1001 N. MacDill Ave., it's the highest-rated business in the neighborhood, boasting 4.5 stars out of 281 reviews on Yelp. The casual Mexican spot also serves burritos, quesadillas, sopes and tamales. Vegetarian options are also available, and you can get specialty soups, like menudo and posole, on weekends.

2. J. Alexander's Redlands Grill

Photo: j. alexander's redlands grill/Yelp

Next up is New American restaurant J. Alexander's Redlands Grill, serving steaks, seafood and more, situated at 913 Dale Mabry Highway. You'll also see burgers, salads, barbecue ribs and roasted chicken on the menu. With four stars out of 353 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite.

3. The Boozy Pig

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Butcher, deli and beverage store The Boozy Pig is another top choice. For breakfast, the casual eatery offers hand pies, sausage rolls and egg sandwiches on Cuban bread, and for lunch, salads and sandwiches are on the menu. Weekend specialty breakfast options include lemon ricotta pancakes and biscuits and gravy made with collard greens and chorizo sausage. Yelpers give the business, located at 3255 W. Cypress St., 4.5 stars out of 75 reviews.

4. Donatello Restaurant

photo: basim t./yelp

Donatello Restaurant is another neighborhood go-to, with four stars out of 201 Yelp reviews. The restaurant serves authentic Italian appetizers, entrees and desserts, such as sovrana di pollo Emiliana (chicken breast with eggplant and fontina cheese), ossobuco alla Milanese (veal shank with marrow bone) and rack of lamb for two. There's also live music in the San Marco Lounge every night. Head over to 232 N. Dale Mabry Highway to see for yourself.

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